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Criminal Appeals Law Lawyers In Piseco New York

Piseco is a small hamlet in the town of Arietta in Hamilton County, New York, United States. The name Piseco is that of a Native American known to an early surveyor. Located in the heart of the Adirondacks, the hamlet is home to Piseco Lake and Piseco Airport. The Northville-Placid Trail runs in close proximity to Piseco Lake and the airport. The village of Speculator lies 10 miles east of Piseco Lake.

What is criminal appeals law?

A criminal appeal is a formal request to rehear a case that has already been decided -- a request that a new court reconsider the decision of the first court. When one or both sides of a case that has already been decided think there was a mistake made at trial, they can file an appeal. An appeal is entirely different than a jury trial. There is no testimony taken. The court of appeals decides the case entirely upon the written briefs filed by your attorney and the offie of the Attorney General who represents the prosecution and asks that the conviction be upheld.

Answers to criminal appeals law issues in New York

After conviction and sentencing, a defendant has the opportunity to file an appeal of his sentence. If the conviction...